Better Jobs Ontario

Better Jobs Ontario provides help to unemployed, laid-off workers who will benefit most from skills training to find work.

better jobs Ontario helps unemployed laid-off workers with:

  • Skills training to help them find jobs in high-demand occupations in Ontario
  • financial support, based on individual demonstrated financial need

Better Jobs Ontario provides up to $28,000 to cover:

  • All or a portion of the tuition costs, books, transportation costs, a basic living allowance based on individual demonstrated needs and other mandatory instructional costs to help approved applicants participate in skills training
  • Additional support may be available to accommodate the needs of people with a disability, dependent care, living away from home costs and all costs relation to Literacy and Basic Skills training are excluded from the $28,000

To be eligible for Better Jobs ontario you must

  • have been laid-off on or after January 1, 2005;
  • be unemployed or working in an interim job as defined by Better Jobs Ontario;
  • be a resident of Ontario;
  • be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident legally authorized to work in Canada; and demonstrate occupational demand for the skills training request with evidence of good employment prospects locally or within Ontario.

To learn more and see if you qualify for Better Jobs Ontario contact our employment counsellors today